[Lazarus] New XML format for project info files
werner.pamler at freenet.de
Sun Mar 17 13:05:38 CET 2019
Am 17.03.2019 um 12:29 schrieb Juha Manninen via lazarus:
> What is the problem?
Suppose I fix a bug in a demo program which comes with Lazarus, it
clearly is a bug and there is no reason why it should not be backported
to Fixes. I usually work with trunk, and now I must think of checking
the compatibility box. I certainly will forget this, and the demo
program will be broken in the Fixes branch.
Not to mention all the third party programs out there which now are so
nicely available by means of OPM. How will you force every developer to
work in compatibility mode? And they have to change it with every demo
project. It would be a bit better if there were a global option of
setting the default for the compatibility box.
And I see more trouble: package lpk files still use the old format of
numbered nodes. When you once decide to introduce the new format also
for packages also the packages will be broken - so far it's "only" the
Sorry, this is a mess.
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